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Metropolitan Sports Area Commission

Active dates:1954-1977

To act on all matters concerning a future stadium.


The commission was established by an ownership and operations agreement made and entered into August 13, 1954, and validated by Laws 1955, Chapter 445, to which the cities were parties on May 17, 1977.

Around this same time, the chambers of commerce of both Minneapolis and St. Paul appointed committees to seek a Major League baseball team.


Four representatives from Minneapolis, one from Richfield, and one from Bloomington.

Record last updated: 12/02/2020

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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